Come Undone
Come Undone (2000)

The third collaboration between screenwriter Stephane Bouquet and writer/director Sebastien Lifshitz, Presque Rien is the story of a young French man coming to terms with his mother's depression, and his own homosexuality, during a… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 8, 2000
DVD Release Date: January 8, 2002
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Loren King
Boston Globe

Come Undone is the coming-of-age romance French-style, with emotions nuanced, effects subtle. But it's also achingly slow, at times bleak and, in the end, frustratingly and regrettably, rather pointless.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Although Come Undone deals with serious, difficult subjects ... it handles them kindly and with little angst.

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Brandon Judell UK

The sex scenes are bluntly beautiful, the boys are natural, superb actors, and you'll find yourself more than ready to embrace "Come Undone" as one of the great tales of amour.

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Patrick Z. McGavin
Chicago Tribune

While Come Undone has some explicit material, what makes it a mature and special work is its embrace of the knotty and unfamiliar.

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Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer

A delicately managed piece that is by turns intimately detailed and elliptical.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It is heartfelt, and is full of intense feelings and insights into love.

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Charles Ealy
Dallas Morning News

Those who like to explore movies will find plenty to admire.

Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

Sticks to a standard of emotional honesty in following Mathieu's journey, and casting a shrewd eye as he stumbles toward self-awareness.

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Edward Johnson-Ott
NUVO Newsweekly

Hopefully, even those who fail to accept the director's stylistic experiments will still appreciate the beautifully acted, disarming picture of youth and love.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
The actors seem very natural together, depicting well the intensity and wonders of first love, but the movie has a big problem in its fragmented narrative,… More
Sylvester Kuo
Presque Rien relies heavily on the talent from the leading actors to unfold this tale of romance and pain. I really did not like the jump cuts which changed the… More
Robert C
I can appreciate the story that it trys to tell - a young man trying to come to terms with his sexuality (and all that it entails). The cast was exceptional.… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Come Undone" starts out with Mathieu(Jeremie Elkaim) leaving a city on a train...[/font] [font=Century Gothic][/font]… More